Game Notes: Nov. 29 at Anaheim Ducks

The Winnipeg Jets continue a three-game California road trip today with an afternoon tilt against the Anaheim Ducks…The Jets defeated the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Wednesday night to open the road trip…Winnipeg ends the road trip Saturday night against the Los Angeles Kings.

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Last Game

Nov. 27 at SJS – 5-1 W
Jets Scorers: Laine (7), Gustafsson (1), Scheifele (9), Roslovic (5), Connor (9)
Sharks Scorer: M. Karlsson (2)

Jets Goaltender: Connor Hellebuyck (32 sv, 1 ga)
Sharks Goaltender: Aaron Dell (21 sv, 4 ga)

Jets PP: 1-for-3
Jets PK:
6-for-6

Recap: The Jets scored five unanswered goals en route to beating the San Jose Sharks 5-1 on Wednesday night…Patrik Laine led the Jets with a goal and two assists, while Kyle Connor had a goal and an assist and Blake Wheeler had two assists…Anthony Bitetto led the Jets with five hits, while Luca Sbisa had four blocked shots…Connor Hellebuyck turned aside 32 of 33 shots for the win.

Three Stars: 1. Hellebuyck 2. Scheifele 3. Connor

Next Five Games

Date Time (Local) Opponent Venue TV Radio
Nov. 30 7:00 p.m. At Los Angeles Staples Center Sportsnet TSN 1290
Dec. 3 7:00 p.m. Dallas Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290
Dec. 5 7:30 p.m. At Dallas American Airlines Center TSN3 TSN 1290
Dec. 8 2:00 p.m. Anaheim Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290
Dec. 10 7:00 pm. Detroit Bell MTS Place TSN3 TSN 1290

 

On the Road Again

The Jets are 9-4-0 on the road this season and have won six of their past seven road games…The Jets are in the midst of playing eight of 10 games on the road…The eight games are being played across three time zones and on both coasts…The Jets have not lost consecutive road games this season.

Party in the Pacific

The Jets are 5-3-0 against the Pacific Division this season after going 16-6-2 against Pacific Division opponents last season, which was the most wins against the Pacific by a team outside the division…Winnipeg is on a 30-10-4 run in their past 44 games versus the Pacific…Since 2017-18, Kyle Connor leads the Jets in scoring against the Pacific Division with 49 points (24G, 25A) in 54 games.

 

Back-2-Back

The Jets have 10 back-to-back sets this season, the fourth of which is this weekend…The Jets are 2-1-0 in the first and 2-1-0 in the second game of back-to-backs this season…Three of the four wins have come in overtime or a shootout…Winnipeg went 6-3-0 in the first game and 5-4-0 in the second game of back-to-backs last season.

PK Thrills

The Jets went a season-best 6-for-6 on the penalty kill on Wednesday…The Jets were perfect when shorthanded six times or more in a game on three occasions last season…The Jets have given their opposition 11 power plays in their past two games after allowing 12 power plays in their previous four games…Adam Lowry leads the Jets with 51:08 TOI when shorthanded.

 

Leading Laine

Patrik Laine’s fourth three-or-more-point game of the season on Wednesday vaulted him to tie for the team scoring lead with 23 points (7G, 16A) in 23 games…His 16 assists lead the Jets, which is four less than he had all of last season…Including his two assist effort on Wednesday, Laine has four multi-assist games this season, compared to two last season…He had a career high four multi-assist games during the 2017-18 season.

 

Busy Buyck

Goaltender Connor Hellebuyck has faced 30 or more shots in 13 games this season, which is tied for the NHL lead…He has a .939 save percentage when facing at least 30 shots and has made 30 or more saves in 12 of the 13 starts…Hellebuyck has faced 633 shots this season, which is second in the NHL, and is tied for sixth in the NHL this season with a .930 save percentage.

 

Connor Climbing

Kyle Connor’s two points on Wednesday propelled him past Ray Ferraro for 19th in franchise scoring with 148 points (76G, 74A) in 203 games…He’s 13 points away from catching Nik Antropov for 18th in franchise scoring…Connor is two points away from becoming the seventh player chosen in the 2015 NHL Draft to reach 150 points.

 

Road Warriors

Patrik Laine (4G, 11A) and Mark Scheifele (5G, 10A) lead the Jets in scoring on the road with 15 points in 13 games…Nikolaj Ehlers’ eight road goals are tied for eighth in the NHL, while Laine’s 11 assists are tied for sixth…Scheifele has eight points (3G, 5A) in his past seven road games.

 

Jets vs. Ducks Information

All-Time Record: 15-13-5
Home: 7-7-2
Road: 8-6-3
At Bell MTS Place: 5-3-2
Media Guide Page: http://jetsmedia.ca/anaheim-ducks/

Series Notes
  • The Jets have won four of their past five games against the Ducks and are 6-1-1 in their last eight contests against Anaheim.
  • Winnipeg has points in three of their past four trips to Anaheim (2-1-1).
  • On Feb. 2/19, the Jets matched a franchise record with nine goals and set a franchise record with six goals in the first period in a 9-3 win against Anaheim.
  • The Jets are 20-for-22 (90.9%) on the penalty kill in their past eight games against Anaheim, including a perfect 9-for-9 in the past four contests.
  • Since the Jets franchise relocated to Winnipeg in 2011, 10 of the 20 games between the Jets and Ducks have gone to overtime or a shootout. The Jets are 5-5 in those 10 games.
  • Nikolaj Ehlers has 11 points (7G, 4A) in 10 career games against Anaheim, while Jack Roslovic has six points (4G, 2A) in five career games against the Ducks.
  • Two of Mark Scheifele’s four career goals against Anaheim are game-winning goals.

 

 

Career Scoring vs. Ducks
Player GP G A Pts PPG
Bryan Little 21 7 14 21 1.00
Blake Wheeler 24 9 10 19 0.79
Nikolaj Ehlers 10 7 4 11 1.10
Mark Scheifele 17 4 7 11 0.65
Mark Letestu 22 2 5 7 0.32
Mathieu Perreault 18 0 7 7 0.39
Andrew Copp 13 2 4 6 0.46
Jack Roslovic 5 4 2 6 1.20
Kyle Connor 7 3 2 5 0.71
Josh Morrissey 9 1 4 5 0.56
Gabriel Bourque 19 0 4 4 0.21
Dmitry Kulikov 12 1 3 4 0.33
Patrik Laine 8 2 2 4 0.50
Nathan Beaulieu 7 0 3 3 0.43
Mason Appleton 2 0 2 2 1.00
Adam Lowry 14 0 2 2 0.14
Tucker Poolman 1 0 1 1 1.00
Luca Sbisa 17 0 1 1 0.06
Logan Shaw 2 1 0 1 0.50
Anthony Bitetto 5 0 0 0 0.00
Carl Dahlstrom 4 0 0 0 0.00
David Gustafsson 1 0 0 0 0.00
Neal Pionk 3 0 0 0 0.00
Career Goaltending Against the Ducks
Player GP W L OTL ShO Sv% GAA
Connor Hellebuyck 7 5 1 1 1 0.913 2.54
Laurent Brossoit 2 0 0 0 0 0.958 1.09
Former Ducks Playing for the Jets

F – Mathieu Perreault
D – Luca Sbisa
F – Logan Shaw

Former Jets Playing for the Ducks

None

Upcoming Milestones

Anthony Bitetto
  • Needs 10 penalty minutes for 100 for his NHL career.
Patrik Laine
  • Needs eight penalty minutes to reach 100 for his NHL career.
Bryan Little
  • Needs seven penalty minutes to reach 300 for his NHL career.
Adam Lowry
  • Needs three penalty minutes reach 200 for his NHL career.
Mathieu Perreault
  • Needs six penalty minutes to reach 300 for his NHL career.
Mark Scheifele
  • Needs six points to reach 400 for his NHL career.
Blake Wheeler
  • Needs two goals to reach 200 as a member of the Jets franchise.

Recently Accomplished Milestones

Gabriel Bourque
  • 5 vs. NJD – Reached 100 points for his NHL career.
Kyle Connor
  • 19 at NSH – Played in his 200th NHL game.
Nikolaj Ehlers
  • 19 at NSH – Reached 100 goals for his NHL career.
Patrik Laine
  • 14 at FLA – Reached 200 points for his NHL career.
Mathieu Perreault
  • 2 at VGK – Reached 200 points as a member of the Jets.
    Nov. 19 at NSH – Played in his 600th NHL game.
Blake Wheeler
  • 16 at TBL – Reached 400 assists as a member of the Jets franchise.
    Nov. 23 vs. CBJ – Reached 600 points as a member of the Jets franchise.

Recent Transactions

Nov. 1 – Recalled F – C.J. Suess from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 4 – Reassigned F – C.J. Suess to the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 7 – Placed F – Bryan Little on injured reserve; Recalled F – Joona Luoto from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)
Nov. 8 – Reassigned D – Ville Heinola from the Manitoba Moose (AHL) to Lukko (Liiga); Placed F – Gabriel Bourque on injured reserve
Nov. 13 – Recalled F – Michael Spacek from the Manitoba Moose (AHL)

Current Injuries

Player Injury Date Injured Games Missed
Mark Letestu* Upper Body 18
Mason Appleton* Lower Body Oct. 25 14
Bryan Little* Upper Body Nov. 5 vs NJD 9
Gabriel Bourque* Lower Body Nov. 5 vs. NJD 9
Nathan Beaulieu Upper Body Nov. 23 vs. CBJ 1

*- Currently on injured reserve

Man-Games Lost: 82

How the Jets Were Built

Drafted (14) – Appleton, Connor, Copp, Ehlers, Gustafsson, Hellebuyck, Laine, Little, Lowry, Morrissey, Poolman, Scheifele, Spacek, Roslovic
Trade (3) – Beaulieu, Pionk, Wheeler
Free Agency (8) – Bitetto, Bourque, Brossoit, Kulikov, Letestu, Luoto, Perreault, Shaw
Waivers (2) – Dahlstrom, Sbisa

Moose Tracks

The Manitoba Moose lost 6-3 to the Milwaukee Admirals on Wednesday night and are 10-11-0 on the season…Jansen Harkins leads the Moose and is third in AHL scoring with 24 points (6G, 18A) in 21 games…The Moose continue their seven-game road trip tonight against the Grand Rapids Griffins.

Broadcast Information

TV:         TSN3 – Dennis Beyak & Kevin Sawyer
Radio:   TSN 1290 – Paul Edmonds & Brian Munz

Jets Communications

Road Trip Contact: Greger Buer (gbuer@winnipegjets.com; 204-299-4846)
Jets Media Site:
jetsmedia.ca
Jets Media Guide: jetsmedia.ca/media-guide